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WWE Legends House And NXT Open Discussion Thread 4/24/14: Yep, We’re Doing This

Via WWE Thursday nights have become a pretty interesting night for WWE Network programming and everyone besides that one weird homophobic racist guy enjoys the Monday night Raw threads, so let’s give this a shot, shall we? Tonight, on WWE NXT: - The Usos and Sami Zayn vs. Corey Graves and The Ascension - Sasha Banks and Charlotte vs. Emma and Paige - Alexander Rusev vs. Travis...
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Frank Caliendo Invaded Jon Gruden’s QB Camp To Do The One Funny Thing He Does

ESPN One of the true joys of the NFL offseason is not being exposed to the weekly antics of comedian/screamer Rob Riggle on Fox and especially the impression du jour of Frank Caliendo, who has long since found his perfect home at ESPN. Except, the problem with that is now that Jon Gruden has carved out a nice spot on the ESPN primetime pre-NFL Draft lineup with the Gruden QB Camp...
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Have You Noticed How The 2014 FIFA World Cup Logo Looks Like A Facepalm?

FIFA and Quick Meme With 2014 FIFA World Cup action just a few months away and the United States men poised to win every single match en route to the most dominant and awesome team performance in soccer history – you heard it here first – it was about darn time that the folks at the Intergalactic Soccer Commission, or whatever it’s called, released the event’s new logo. Sure...
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Joey Bada$$ Declares Phil Davis ‘Mr. Wonderful’ In His Hype Track For UFC 172

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player If you want to get ready for UFC 172 this Saturday, why not do it the way Phil Davis does? Joey Bada$$’ hype track, Mr. Wonderful, drops today as the music that ushers Davis into the octogon. Learn more about the track right here.Filed under: Sports Tagged: hype tracks, JOEY BADA$$, UFC
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The Brooklyn Cyclones Are Doing Another Star Wars Night With Sith Jerseys And Bird Jedi

Via YouTube The Brooklyn Cyclones have regularly raised the bar with quirky Minor League ballpark promotions, holding a “hipster night,” bringing in the World’s Strongest Man for photo ops and hosting a Seinfeld Night in July. Their latest promo: Star Wars Night II, happening in August. I know what you’re thinking … yeah, “Star Wars Night” is kinda played out. The...
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Ten Bucks Says Drake Is Already Sitting On A Lint Roller Joke For The ESPYs

NBA TV Never in a million years would I have thought that rapper and Darren Rovell’s pick for the “#1 sports fan,” Drake, would be one of the biggest stories of the 2013-14 NBA Playoffs this early. Maybe later in the Conference Finals series, when he’d leave Miami after hugging and whispering sweet nothings into LeBron James’s ear after the Heat advance to the Finals, and...
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Josh McRoberts Is Afraid He’s Got Some Bad News For LeBron James

Via YouTube Remember about a month ago when LeBron James blasted Roy Hibbert with a flying elbow and explained it away as an accident, claiming he only could’ve hit such a move if he was a “kung fu master?” Turns out LeBron’s kung fu is no match for Josh McRoberts’ tiger style. During Wednesday’s Game 2 of the first-round playoff series between the Miami Heat and the...
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Chris Colabello Hit A 2-Run Bomb While His Mom Was Being Interviewed In The Stands

MLB.com Minnesota Twins first baseman Chris Colabello has quietly been a great story in the first month of the 2014 MLB season, as he’s currently batting a cool .346 with 3 home runs and 26 RBI. The third homer of the 30-year old’s season came last night on his mom’s birthday, which is always a cool little story for the announcers to tell while he’s rounding the bases. Except...
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The Chicago Cubs Got Cake Boss To Make Them A Sadness Cake

Via Twitter If you haven’t been following the narrative, the Chicago Cubs aren’t very good at winning the World Series. If you’re a Cubs fan typing something to me in all caps right now, relax, it’s the truth. It’s your identity. It’s been 100 years. As a Cleveland Indians fan, I can give you grief about it. We won 66 years ago, and you are almost 40 years worse...
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This Florida Man’s 805-Pound Shark Catch Might Not Be A Record After All

Via WKRG The chances that you’ve seen the above image of a gigantic freaking shark in the back of a Florida pickup truck recently are pretty high, as it was shared by roughly 12 gazillion people on Facebook this week. The man behind this incredible and real catch of an 805-pound mako shark is 29-year old Floridian Joey Polk, who was out with his family for some good, old-fashioned...
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Just What Soccer Needed: Spooky Ghosts

Via YouTube There are a lot of dangerous things about the soccer world. Graphic violence, attempted murder, SUCCESSFUL murder, simulated stadium fires, ACTUAL stadium fires … what’s next, ghosts? Via YouTube: Some paranormal activity was recorded in last week’s Copa Libertadores game between Bolivia’s The Strongest and Uruguay’s Defensor Sporting. In the 90th minute, a...
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‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin’s 2013 Defense Of Same Sex Marriage Is Intense

Getty Image While some people prefer to offer up their opinions on a topic as heated as same sex marriage in a delicate and well-thought-out manner, WWE legend “Stone Cold” Steve Austin likes to be just as brash and foul-mouthed as he was when we was one bad ass world champion. Because a lot of people either weren’t listening or simply didn’t take him seriously, Austin...
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Dana White: Anderson Silva could be back by end of year

Getty Image Former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva suffered an injury so horrible in his last fight against Chris Weidman that a lot of us wondered if he’d ever be able to fight again. In case you’ve tried to scrub the memory from your brain with bleach, Silva basically snapped his leg in half on a kick against Weidman, and he crumpled to the ground in indescribable...
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Vintage Best And Worst: WWE NXT 6/22/10 Season 2 Episode 3

Via Hulu Pre-show notes: - This week’s episode is available on Hulu. Season 2 has barely any clips, probably because of how embarrassing the entire enterprise was, so be sure to watch the full episode. - If you missed our season 1 retro recap, you can check out every episode here. The good news is that you’ve only missed two episodes of season 2, so head over to the NXT season...
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And The Winner Of The 2014 Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest Is…

Getty Image The 2014 Drake Relays are underway at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and as is tradition with this annual track and field competition, the festivities began on Monday with the most important event of them all – the Beautiful Bulldog competition. For the last 35 years of the Drake Relays, the Beautiful Bulldog contest has helped the school pick a pooch to represent...
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Josh Reddick Paid Tribute To The Ultimate Warrior By Running And Looking As Weird As Possible

Via MLB There have been a lot of tributes to the Ultimate Warrior since his passing earlier this month. They range from WWE’s own touching 10 bell salute and video package to Taiwan Animation’s take, then all the way down to Nancy Grace being exploitative and ignorant. Hell, even I put together a collection of Warrior’s best moments and matches. The latest Warrior tribute...
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Hey YouTube Commenters, Do You Think Navy Baseball’s Tribute To ‘Frozen’ Is Gay?

Via YouTube Last week, Navy baseball players Matt Kilby and Brad Borosak became viral YouTube sensations after they uploaded this video of them lip-syncing to “Life is an Open Door” from the Academy Award-winning animated film Frozen. The song is typically-infectious and everything we’d expect from a classic Disney kid’s film, and at this point anything that isn’t another...
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Someone Finally, Perfectly Explained What Hulk Hogan Promos Sound Like

Via WWE'I'M SORRY CAN YOU SPEAK UP' This clip is actually a couple of years old, but caught the attention of Reddit Squared Circle yesterday. It’s one of those things so perfect you can’t help but share it around, no matter how old it is. Also super old: Hulk Hogan. If you’ve ever wanted to know what Hulk Hogan promos sound like in my brain, this person nailed...
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Meb Keflezighi’s Selfie With President Obama Probably Won’t Spur Much Debate

Via Twitter Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz already helped spark one of the dumbest controversies of the year, after he took a selfie with President Barack Obama during his team’s visit to the White House. Big Papi’s celebratory Tweet was soon adopted by Samsung as an unofficial ad to make the Samsung Galaxy the favorite smart phone of presidential selfies, and it even led...
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This Young Baseball Fan Really Can’t Believe He Got A Foul Ball

MLB We’re not even a month into the 2014 Major League Baseball season, but we’ve already reached one of the favorite talking points of sports blogs everywhere – what to do with a foul ball if you’re an adult. Normally, I’d link to several different sites to pay tribute to their hot sports takes and humorous anecdotes, but I’ll save us all some time and effort and just...
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Here’s An Ump With No Personal Issues Ejecting A DJ For Playing ’3 Blind Mice’

The title says it all. In an incident that was five seconds from dude squinting his eyes and screaming RESPECT MY AUTHORITAY at the heavens, an umpire who desperately needs to be hugged ejected the sound guy for dropping ’3 Blind Mice’ on him. The crowd boos and the announcers talk about how awesome it was. All I can think is man, if you’re that shook by ’3 Blind Mice,’...
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Meet Ramadan Ondash, The 5-Year Old Badass Set To Take MMA By Storm

Leaving the Amway Center following the end of Saturday night’s UFC on Fox show in Orlando was like navigating a minefield, if those landmines were instead sleeveless, juiced up bros so fired up with artificial testosterone that they would have pummeled their own mothers. I kept thinking that I should have brought some protection with me, but then I’m basically terrified any time...
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Craig Sager ‘Looks And Sounds Great’ In His Plain Old Hospital Clothes

Via Twitter While the 2013-14 NBA Playoffs continue with some already really incredible early action, a lot of people still have Craig Sager in the backs of their minds, as TNT’s colorful sideline reporter is currently being treated for acute myeloid leukemia. As we’ve already seen, Sager’s colleagues at TNT, from Kenny Smith to Steve Kerr, paid tribute to him yesterday with...
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What Does It Take To Shut Darren Rovell Up? A Really Dumb Joke About A Fat Guy

ESPN and Twitter Where, oh where, has the Internet’s foremost authority on “sports” “business” gone? It has been two whole days since Darren Rovell, Grand High Chief of the Self-Appointed Twitter Police and Oracle of Playboy Bunny Attractiveness, has Tweeted, and those who have followed the career and arrogant antics of the man I have lovingly nicknamed **** Biscuit would...
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Kevin Durant’s Ridiculous 4-Point Play Makes A Compelling Case For MVP

Via YouTube Kevin Durant. This shot. Are you kidding me? With the Oklahoma City Thunder trailing the Memphis Grizzlies by five with less than twenty seconds remaining in Game 2 of their NBA 2014 Playoff series on Monday night, the Thunder needed a miracle. Or one of those 10 point shots from Rock N’ Jock, one or the other. Failing to sub-in Dan Cortese, the Thunder instead...
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